Rangely Panthers record PRs, top scores in GWS 

RANGELY I The Rangely Panther track team headed southeast for the Demon Invitational in Glenwood Springs last weekend. They saw some PRs in many events and scored well as a team. The boys took sixth place while the girls took seventh place. The meet drew a lot of bigger teams from the area: Rifle, North Fork, Basalt, Palisade and Aspen. Rangely was definitely one of the smaller schools in the meet. 

The Panthers ran several relays at the meet trying to see if they might qualify for state. The boys relay team — Timothy Scoggins, James Talbot, Colton Noel and Andrew Dorris — ran the 4×800 taking third place with a time of (8:58.99). The 4×200 team was made up of Kevin Wren, Anthony Dorris, Robert Murray and Justin Allred. They ran a 1:56.47. The last relay was the 4×400 with Scoggins, Clay Allred, Wren and Andrew Dorris. They had a new personal best with a time of 3:56.15. The girls also ran three relays: sprint medley, 4×200 and 4×400. The sprint medley was made up of Hayley Burr, Emma Smith, Katsyn Dembowski and Mary Scoggins. They took fourth with a 2:01.01. Then the 4×200 got a new personal best with a time of 1:57.74 with Miah Wren, Ryann Mergelman, Dembowski and Ashlynn Ducey. The girls also ran a 4×400 with Burr, Ducey, Wren and Scoggins taking third with a time of 4:21.37. 

In individual competition James Talbot was the lead scorer for the boys. Talbot had a hard day with his long races but was able to get new personal best in each of his events. He ran the 1,600-meter run taking second place with a time of 4:59.00 and a third place in the 3,200-meter run (11:14.49). Also scoring were Andrew Dorris in the 800-meter (2:09.38) for first place. Kenyon Cochrane in discus for second place (142-7) and shot put (34-5.25). Fisher Winder long jumped (16-7) for fourth place and triple jumped (36-9) for seventh place. Timothy Scoggins high jumped (5-8) for sixth place. Other boys that competed in this meet were Joseph Adams shot put (25-10); Colton Noel 1,600 run (5:26.76) and 400-meter dash (1:01.38); Anthony Dorris long jump (16-4.5); Kevin Wren triple jump (32-5); Justin Allred 400 run (1:05.89) and 800 run (2:35.05); Aydan Christian 100-meter dash (13.28), 200-meter dash (28.05) and long jump (15-3.75); Robery Murry 100 dash (15.62) and 200 dash (35.63); and Clay Allred 800 run (2:20.21) and triple jump (33-8.5). 

On the girls side, Mary Scoggins was the top scorer with a second in triple jump (34-4) and a fourth in the 800 run (2:27.28). Hayley Burr took seventh in the 100 hurdles (17.64) and sixth place in the 300 hurdles (50.39). Kyrah Phelps had some great throws in discus; a throw of 100-8 placed her in third place and a throw of 31-6 in shot put got her a fourth place. Annika Cantrell placed sixth in high jump (4-6) and ran the 100 dash (15.95) and the 200 dash (32.18) Miah Wren took eighth in the 200 dash (28.56) and also triple jumped (28-5.25). Rylee Allred placed eighth in the shot (28-8) and threw the discus (87-11).  Other girls who participated in the meet were Ashlynn Ducey in the 100 dash (13.82); Emma Smith in the 100 dash (14.99), long jump (12-6.5) and triple jump (28-.5.5); Ryann Mergelman in the 200 dash (30.74) and long jump (11-10); Macy Morgan in the 1,600 run (7:17.50) and the 800 run (3:17.90); Mackenzie Manchester in the 100-meter hurdles (23.32), discus (82-10) and shot (28-0.5); and Kastyn Dembowski in the high jump (4-4) and long jump (14-5).

The Rangely Panthers will be hosting a meet this Saturday at 10 a.m. at Yeager Field. They would love to have you come out and support them.

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